From paper tickets to coins 從車票到輔幣

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The period of the HK$2 tram ride since 1998 will come to an end. Revised fares will be HK$2.3 for adults and HK$1.2 for children with effect from 7 June 2011. Fares for seniors, HK$1, will remain unchanged but will increase to HK$1.1 from 7 June 2012.

The cut down of the fare increment resulted in the postponement of the modernisation program by Hong Kong Tramways.

自1998年實施的2元電車車費將成為歷史。新收費成人2.3元,小童1.2元,6月7日起生效。長者收費維持1元,延至明年6月7日才增至1.1元。

電車公司原有服務改善計畫的進度,因削減加幅而拖慢。

The past fares sheet can still be found at the back of the farebox on some trams. 舊車費貼紙在一些電車的錢箱背後仍可見到

The present fare sheets will become an history after thirteen years.  沿用了13年的車費貼紙,即將成為過去。

Precedent to the time using coins and Octopus cards, tram tickets were applied.

Some valuable prewar and postwar tram tickets are displayed. The 3 cents was preferentially for the worker class (1936 onwards), the centred 5 cents guesstimated for civil servants use, and the 6 cents was used during Japanese Occupation.

在使用輔幣和八達通前,乘搭電車是用車票。

上圖展示部分懷舊車票。三仙士為優待工人階層的特惠車票,中間的五仙士估計為公務員專用,而六仙士為日佔時期。

The two classes tickets were used before 1967 (issued by the British company) and after 1967 (issued by HK) respectively.

劃分等級的兩張分別為1967年前和1967年後,由英國和香港印製。

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